The Uncertain Hour: 25 years after welfare reform, let’s visit “the magic bureaucrat”

The Uncertain Hour from NPR Marketplace explains the complicated, and often unequal, American economy — and why some people get ahead, and some get left behind. Host Krissy Clark dives into obscure policies and forgotten histories to explain why America is like it is.

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Journal Prompts

What is the definition of welfare as you have learned it? Give an example of conflicting information you have heard about “welfare.”

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